Teachers of English as a Foreign/Second Language Intensive Summer for Mexican

Course: TSL5004

This intensive TEF/SL course is designed specifically for in-service English teachers on professional development from Mexican universities. An overview of approaches to teaching English as a Foreign/Second/International Language and theories of second language acquisition are provided. Focus is also on the teaching of four language skills, such as listening, speaking, reading, and writing, as well as special topics in teaching grammar and teaching in 3D immersive virtual environments. Students develop teaching materials, create lesson plans, participate in ESL classroom observations, conduct micro-teaching sessions to colleagues and practice teach in Algonquin ESL classes.

All sections for this course are in progress.